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Authors: Barbara Bretton

Spun by Sorcery

Table of Contents
 
 
“THE REGION OF THE HEART IS HER TERRITORY.”
—Susan Elizabeth Phillips
 
 
LACED WITH MAGIC
 

Laced with Magic
has a well-rounded cast of characters, an enchanting story line, and the surprise ending will leave readers eager for another visit to Sugar Maple.”
—Darque Reviews
 
“There’s no such thing as an easy choice in this poignant, magical story of love and sacrifice. Bretton spins an incredible tale. The next book in this series can’t come fast enough.”
—Booklist
(starred review)
 
“A lighthearted satirical blending of a knitting cozy with a paranormal romance . . . Never serious except for knitting tips, fans will enjoy Barbara Bretton’s fine tale
Laced with Magic
.”
—Midwest Book Review
 
“Best known for excellent contemporary romance, Bretton has created a paranormal series that is both engaging and timely; for those who like their fantasy with a down-home flair.”
—Library Journal
 
“Another light, frothy tale . . . plenty of amusing touches of supernatural humor (via the townsfolk) and a nice progression of Chloe and Luke’s romance.”
 
“I was expecting a light revisit to Sugar Maple. What I was not expecting is a story that is witty, enchanting, exciting, and at times totally heart-wrenching.”

TalesofWhimsy.com
(5 stars)
 
 
CASTING SPELLS
 
“Bretton spins an imaginative and charming tale.”
—Booklist
(starred review)
 
“Tongue-in-cheek humor lifts this weird but fun hybrid, part knitting cozy, part paranormal romance, from romance veteran Bretton.”
—Publishers Weekly
 
“Whimsical and satirical . . . Barbara Bretton casts a spell on readers with a charming urban fantasy romantic police procedural.”
—Midwest Book Review
 
JUST DESSERTS
“A real treat.”
—A Romance Review
 
“Good pacing and dialogue make this warm-hearted story one that readers are sure to relish.”
—Romance Reviews Today
 
“There are surprising, funny twists to this story and a lot of touching episodes to pique the emotional side . . . Highly entertaining, cleverly written, and hard to put down.”
—Fresh Fiction
 
“A fun, romantic read. I enjoyed it and recommend it for all those who like a great story filled with humor and romance.”
—Midwest Book Review
 
 
JUST LIKE HEAVEN
“I laughed, I cried, I cheered . . . Bravo, Barbara Bretton . . . another winner!”
—Contemporary Romance Writers
 

Just Like Heaven
. . . is exactly that.”
—Romance Reader at Heart
 
“This one will keep you reading past your bedtime.”
—BellaOnline
 
 
SOMEONE LIKE YOU
“Bretton, a master storyteller, superbly dramatizes a great range of emotions in this compelling tale.”
—Booklist
(starred review)
 
“Readers who appreciate a powerful character study that digs deep into cause and effect will want to read Barbara Bretton’s fine convincing tale.”
—Midwest Book Review
 
CHANCES ARE
“Alternately poignant and humorous, this contemporary romance gracefully illuminates life’s highs and lows.”
—Publishers Weekly
 
“Ms. Bretton provides a fine return to the Jersey shore with this warm family drama.”
—Midwest Book Review
 
GIRLS OF SUMMER
“Barbara Bretton is a master at touching readers’ hearts. Grab this one when it hits the shelves! A perfect ten!”
—Romance Reviews Today
 
“A moving romance . . . Barbara Bretton provides a deep tale of individuals struggling with caring connections of the heart.”
—Midwest Book Review
 
“A book readers will want to savor.”
—Publishers Weekly
 
“Bretton excels at women’s fiction that engages the emotions without manipulating them . . . I highly recommend that discriminating readers pay a visit to these
Girls of Summer
.”
—The Romance Reader
 
 
SHORE LIGHTS
“An engrossing tale of hope, promise, heartache, and misplaced dreams.”
—Publishers Weekly
 
“[A] warm, wonderful book.”
—Booklist
“Powerful.”
—The Romance Reader
 
“A lovely book . . . It’s an uplifting story, warm and cozy, and easily recommended.”
—All About Romance
 
“An absolute wonder of creative writing that comes right from Barbara Bretton’s heart. A perfect ten.”
—Romance Reviews Today
 
 
And acclaim for the other novels
of Barbara Bretton . . .
 
“Bretton’s characters are always real and their conflicts believable.”
—Chicago Sun-Times
 
“One of today’s best women’s fiction authors.”
—The Romance Reader
 
“Honest, witty . . . absolutely unforgettable.”
—Rendezvous
 
“A classic adult fairy tale.”
—Affaire de Cœur
 
“Dialogue flows easily and characters spring quickly to life.”
—Rocky Mountain News
Titles by Barbara Bretton
 
SPUN BY SORCERY
LACED WITH MAGIC
CASTING SPELLS
JUST DESSERTS
JUST LIKE HEAVEN
SOMEONE LIKE YOU
CHANCES ARE
GIRLS OF SUMMER
SHORE LIGHTS
A SOFT PLACE TO FALL
AT LAST
THE DAY WE MET
ONCE AROUND
SLEEPING ALONE
MAYBE THIS TIME
ONE AND ONLY
 
 
Anthologies
 
THE CHRISTMAS CAT
(with Julie Beard, Jo Beverly, and Lynn Kurland)
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This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously, and any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, business establishments, events, or locales is entirely coincidental. The publisher does not have any control over and does not assume any responsibility for author or third-party websites or their content.
 
Copyright © 2010 by Barbara Bretton
 
 
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PRINTING HISTORY
Berkley trade paperback edition / November 2010
 
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Bretton, Barbara.
Spun by sorcery / Barbara Bretton.—Berkley trade pbk. ed. p. cm.
eISBN : 978-1-101-44515-0
1. Women merchants—Fiction. 2. Magic—Fiction. 3. Salem (Mass.)—Fiction. 4. Domestic fiction. I. Title.
PS3552. R435S68 2010
813’.54—dc22 2010027895
 
 

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